Earn a respected University of Michigan Bachelors Degree at a campus that fits your schedule, personal goals and busy life. The Department of Public Health & Health Sciences offers 6 undergraduate programs. Below, you will find information on admissions requirements, application steps and the answer to Why UM-Flint?
Medical technologists produce reliable diagnostic data reflective of patient health status. Physicians rely on this data to determine the presence, absence, extent or cause of disease. Clinical laboratory professionals are essential members of the heath care team, uncovering scientific facts leading to the accurate diagnosis and timely treatment of disease.
Health Care Administration professionals manage, direct and coordinate medical services in a variety of settings, including primary care facilities, health insurance companies and public health organizations. As the person in charge of a medical facility, a healthcare administrator’s duties can be varied and complex. Handling such responsibilities requires a mix of business administration skills and knowledge of medical services, as well as the regulations that govern the industry.
The Public Healt program focuses on health education preparing students to implement behavior modification and lifestyle changes to improve health and health outcomes. The curriculum is designed to provide students with competencies required to take the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.
The profession of Radiation Therapy involves the use of high-energy radiation in the treatment of disease, primarily cancer. Radiation therapists monitor the patient's progress while they are receiving radiation therapy, observe for signs of complications, and determine when treatment should be withheld until a physician is consulted. They also are a significant source of emotional support for the patient.